Statement by MP Bob Zimmer Regarding the Federal Investment for Stewart World Port

PRINCE GEORGE, BC – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies, made the following statement regarding the announced federal investment for Stewart World Port.

“I want to congratulate everyone at Stewart World Port for all the hard work that has gone into securing this investment.

“I have known Chairman and CEO Ted Pickell for many years and I know how important it is to him and the region that we in the North have greater access to international markets. I will continue to assist Stewart World Port in marking this a reality.

“Before we were working to put Stewart World Port on the map, now we will work to make it a major port on that map.”

Stewart World Port is receiving $13.1 million to increase capacity. The project includes installing bulk loading conveyor systems and power and control facilities.